Incoming officers

The Kiwanis Club of Clermont held its 2021-2022 installation of officers and awards presentation on September 21.

Club Member and the evening’s Master of Ceremony Joan Kyle introduced Past Kiwanis Governor and the evening’s guest speaker Todd Smith.

A posthumous award was presented to Eva Lofgren-Sedwig in recognition of her father Dave Lofgren’s 50-years of service to Kiwanis.

Pictured :Member Joan Kyle, Past Governor C. Todd Smith and Eva Sedwig (daughter of deceased Kiwanian Dave Lofgren)

Lucy Hage, Lt. Governor Division 9, presented the outgoing president Cleam Caple with a plaque in recognition of her role as president.

Pictured L-R: Lucy Hage and Cleam Caple


pictured L-R: Secretary Bobbi Holmes, Lt. Gov. Lucy Hage, Treasurer Kathy Scherer, Secretary Thom Battisto and President Chuck Seaver.

Hage installed the 2021-2022 Board of Directors Jim Eshelman, Del Brandt, Audrey Jackson Morgan, Joan Kyle. She also installed incoming Club Officers –  President Chuck Seaver, Secretary Thom Battisto, Treasurer Kathy Scherer and Bobbi Holmes.

It was a surprise to Marion to find her daughter proudly looking on as she received the prestigious award

The prestigious George F. Hixon Fellowship award was presented to Marion DeAnnuntis for her dedication to the children of the community.


“As the incoming president, I am proud to follow in the footsteps of my grandfather, Oakley Seaver and my great grandfather, Charles Baker. Oakley’s son-in-law, my uncle, Harold Cummings continues to be a long-time and active member of the club as well.

The past year has been a challenge for most organizations and civic groups but our club, through teamwork, has maintained the ability to service eleven schools and eighteen Kiwanis-related school projects, including the addition of our fourth Key Club at Hope International Academy. We will be adding a fifth Key Club this Fall at Real Life Christian Academy.
The club intends to expand its partnership with Read to Sydney and its Mobile Literacy Program. Plans are currently underway to reach additional areas of the South Lake Community, including unincorporated areas. Read to Sydney has opened doors in the community that may have otherwise remained closed to children with reading difficulties.
Alternative methods for awarding scholarships to graduating seniors are being considered to accommodate students who desire a vocational or trade school method of higher education. While these areas of higher education are often overlooked in the scholarship process, I feel that this type of higher education is crucial to the well-being of any community.
Additional service to the autism community is being planned for the upcoming year as well as fundraising efforts to accommodate specific areas of those needs.
Additional partnerships and community events are leading goals of the new year. I look forward to an exciting year of growth, teamwork, service and finding new ways to do new things”.

The Kiwanis Club of Clermont meets every Tuesday at 11:30 am at Golden Corral-Clermont and every 4th Tuesday at 5:30 pm at the IHOP Restaurant on S. Hwy 27 Clermont.  Our contact information is: Kiwanis Club of Clermont, P.O. Box 120114, Clermont, FL 34712

For information on joining or volunteering with the Kiwanis Club of Clermont, contact Chuck Seaver, president @ Tel #(407) 375 3220.

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